Ceramic braces use a system of arch wires and porcelain tooth-colored brackets for the purpose of aligning teeth and adjusting bite.
Person who has uneven teeth affecting eating function or feeling unconfident in communication.
Person who has deep overbite or crossbite which the bone has developed a deviation (underdevelopment or overdevelopment) that orthodontic treatment cannot compensate should choose braces combined with cosmetic jaw surgery.
Nowadays, dentists can give you a confident smile with shiny teeth in just one week with all-ceramic restorations or porcelain veneers; however, there are some advice before choosing these methods:
If you are afraid of much real teeth grinding or sensitive feeling, all-ceramic dental restorations are not a good choice.
If your teeth are too displaced, it is not possible to perform a porcelain veneer restoration because we cannot tooth grinding too much (average 0.3 – 0.5mm). This is not enough to adjust the tooth shaft.
So, why braces are “old but never out of date”?
It takes about 1.5-2 years to complete metal braces orthodontic because the dentist can move teeth only 1mm per month. If moving more, it causes problems. A common question is “is it worth spending about 2 years on orthodontic braces?”. For those who want to have a beautiful smile with even and natural teeth, the answer will be “Yes”; however, it will be “No” for those who want to save time.
With modern dental trend towards “minimally invasive”, though technology has allowed to create artificial teeth, there will still be a large number of patients who have the opinion that “natural beauty is the most enduring beauty”. Therefore, orthodontic braces will never be outdated.
While metal braces have been around for a long time, ceramic braces have become more popular recently.
There are a few things you need to know to understand ceramic braces:
Basically, ceramic braces are similar to metal braces. However, the others easily recognize metal braces that makes you unconfident in communication. Ceramic braces ignore this disadvantage and be gradually alternative to traditional metal braces.
From 30,000,000 to 50,000,000 depending on the degree of jawbone and teeth deviation